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Hotel Virrey de Mendoza
Ranked #10 of 67 Hotels in Morelia
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 12 December 2016

I have stayed at this hotel in 2005 and I do not understand the reason why some people complains, as it is a lovely hotel, my room was a luxury, fantastic bed, beautiful linen, the common areas very nice too. The location fantastic. I had a good meal there.
México is a place with loud music, if you can't bit them join them.

  • Stayed: February 2016, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 20 November 2016

Excellent location, lots of things to do from early morning to late night. If you want to experience history, this hotel, won't disappoint. The city of Morelia is a treasure trove of well-preserved 17th- and 18th-century buildings. The hotel is located in the historic center, a great location to explore all the museums, cultural spaces, exhibition centers, restaurants, and nightlife. There is something of interest in every corner within walking distance. The beds were comfortable, the room decor is charming, the bathroom was just OK to my taste, it needs to be updated. But overall, the atmosphere is beguiling. There might be a ghost (or two), which adds a certain allure. You can imagine people from the past in all sorts of elegant dresses mingling in the great ballroom, or going up and down the regal staircases. There are countless of creepy life-sized portraits, and decor. We had a continental breakfast in the small restaurant. It was full and we had to wait for about 10 mins to be seated. Food was good, you can also order à la carte from delicious mexican dishes. There was a pianist, playing soft music in the background. The hotel is keeping up with renovations/upkeep that you might encounter. Our room location was quiet. We chose to be on the second floor farther from the entrance (can be a bit loud due to the bars and the lively people dancing in the plaza). But if you want to experience the majestic fireworks and light-show at the cathedral-- and if you don't mind the music, then a room with a balcony overlooking the plaza will suit you just fine.

Room Tip: Back rooms or second floor are quieter.
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  • Stayed: November 2016, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

The hotel is located on the best location in town.

It is a classic and good service. The breakfast is regular.

My room had the window for inside and I'm not dure regards the other rooms.

If you care about noise, check if there will be any event in town because it most probably will be on hotel's front.

Stayed: September 2016, travelled solo
Thank Pablo A
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Reviewed 13 September 2016

I enjoyed my overnight stay here because it was good value for money, not expensive and the building is absolutely beautiful inside. If this was run as a small luxury boutique hotel, it would be breathtaking. The decoration, furniture and paintings are kept in a museum like state. Beautiful. The rooms are decorated in a quaint charming manner fitting to the rest of the hotel. The service is what you expect from the rate. Its just over a hundred dollars for the room and the staff are friendly but they do not offer the service of a 5 star hotel, they don´t claim it either. So if you accept the service and food will be average, but want to stay in the heart of this city, in a beautiful setting you will have a very good stay here. Its a matter of knowing what you are getting for your money and appreciating the good.

Room Tip: make sure you have an ´outside´room, otherwise your window looks to the inside of the hotel.
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  • Stayed: September 2016, travelled on business
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Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Luxurious colonial lobby with live piano daily. Rooms are spacious. I appreciate bathrobes. I love rooms with balconies despite noisy streets. soundproof windows worked well for me. I am not a regular customer because other nearby hotels offer better value - Alameda and Soledad - one less and one more than Virreyes.

Don't miss their restaurant! Good food good service.

Stayed: August 2016, travelled on business
Thank Shaun P
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Additional Information about Hotel Virrey de Mendoza

Address: Avenida Francisco i. Madero Poniente No. 310 | Centro, Morelia 58000, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Central Mexico and Gulf Coast > Michoacan > Morelia
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #10 of 67 Hotels in Morelia
Price Range: $120 - $181 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Virrey de Mendoza 3.5*
Number of rooms: 55
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
In the historic center of Morelia, opposite the Plaza de Armas, is the "Hotel Virrey de Mendoza", considered one of the most beautiful buildings in the city dating back to 1744. It features elegant and comfortable rooms decorated with beautiful antiques that give a particular style to each of them, from some of the suites can enjoy the view of cathedral. The hotel has a restaurant that serves international cuisine and traditional dishes from Michoacan, has a bar and outdoor cafe and live piano music in the lobby bar. ... more   less 
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